Carol H. Shiue is Professor of Economics at the University of Colorado at Boulder, NBER Research Economist, CEPR Research Affiliate, and previously a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. She has also held visiting appointments at Princeton University, CesIfo, and the Russell Sage Foundation. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation; her work has appeared in outlets such as the American Economic Review, IMF Economic Review, AEJ: Applied, Journal of Economic History, and Journal of Econometrics. Her research focuses on the economic history of long-run growth, studying issues in market development and international trade, and examining the long-run impact of the West on the development of institutional forms in China beginning in the 19th century.